Echo Show of Amazon is now available in India to give one more option to consumers to opt from a wide range of Echo devices. The Echo Show is slightly different from Echo speakers as it has a 10-inch HD display. It comes with a speaker system with Dobly processing along the capabilities to turn the traditional home into the Smart one. The price of Amazon Echo show has been set to ₹22,999 on Amazon.in and selected retailers.
The company mentioned in the public press release, to make the Echon Show interactive, the display of 10 inches has integrated on it to show compelling visuals and colours. The Alexa backed Echo show can show trailers, video news bulletins and TV shows from Amazon Prime Video, or Facebook photos. The user just needs to say “Alex (task)”. For example, to see music videos, say: “Alexa, play the latest music videos“
Furthermore, for mesmerising audio experience, the Echo show uses Dobly processing to deliver deep bass and crisp sound, claimed by the Amazon. It has eight microphones arrangement armed with ‘far-field’ technology to identify different sounds from the surroundings. For audio output, two side-firing 2-inches Neodymium drivers and a passive bass radiator, assigned to the Echo show. It can play music from Amazon Prime Music, Saavn, Hungama Music, Gaana or TuneIn.
To increase the level of comfort, the Echo Show has been integrated with Zigbee smart home hub that allows controlling other compatible smart devices. The user just needs to say, “Alexa, discover my devices” which trigger a command to Alexa to automatically discover and setup compatible light bulbs and plugs without the need for additional hubs or apps.
After the pairing of other smart devices with Alexa, one can use the Alexa to turn light on or off. In addition to all this, the Echo Show has a built-in 5 MP front-facing camera for high definition video calling or even hands-free calling is possible too with friends those possess Echo Spot, Echo Show or the Alexa App.
It is not just limited to watching videos only, it has built-in Web Browsers which can be opened and use without touching the screen. Just say “Alexa, open Firefox.” However, users can use the Echo Show on-screen keyboard to type a URL and search for websites like any other browser.
It runs on Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor and has 1280 x 800 with 720p HD display.
Availability and Offers
The Echo Show is available on Amazon.in starting today and will start shipping immediately.
Additionally, the following offers are available with the Echo Show:
- Buy an Echo Show and get a Philips Hue bulb at no additional cost, offer available on Amazon.in and retail stores
- Get Flat ₹2,000 cashback on purchase via Citibank debit and credit cards
- Purchase an Echo Show for as low as ₹1,917 per month via No-cost EMI across leading banks